FULL - Introduction to Ceramics Course – Leigh Merritt - Class 2

New Brunswick College of Craft and Design
457 Queen Street
E3B 1B7
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Thursdays from 6:00pm - 9:00pm Starting February 17th

Do you have a little experience or are you brand new to pottery? Do you want to learn the basics in an enriching and hands on environment? Leigh Merrit will introduce you to beginner throwing techniques, centering and trimming will be covered while working hands-on with a genuine potter’s wheel. This timeless craft will be discussed in an intimate and small class situation where imagination abounds. Leigh will even show you how to decorate your finished pieces, making them unique and truly yours. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!

Materials: On the first evening participants will be required to purchase materials below Materials available in the College Store. (edVentures students have 20% off discount. Please present your eventbrite receipt to access discount)

1 box of mid smooth stone clay - $71.70

1 needle tool, item #430 – $7.66

1 Sponge, item # 390 – $1.12

#423 Aluminium Double loop -$11.52

#1259 Dolan tool 400 -$ 23.74

#805 Double ribbon tool - $11.16

#1824 Mud Tool do-all trim tool - $51.90

Any Participants who have their own Cone 6 Clay, or their own tools are welcome to join.

The Instructor: Leigh Merritt was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick and grew up in the rural community of Tay Creek where he currently resides. After completing his BA at St.Thomas University in 2005 he went on to study at the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design (NBCCD). He earned his Foundation Visual Arts Certificate in 2006, a Certificate in Specialty Photography in 2008, a Diploma in Fine Craft – Ceramics in 2010, and the certificate in Advanced Studies Visual Arts in 2011.


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